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  • Woman charged for handing out pot cookies at St. Patrick’s Day parade in Wisconsin

    SHAWANO COUNTY, Wis. — A Wisconsin woman was arrested after handing out laced cookies at a St. Patrick’s Day parade, according to the Shawano County Sheriff’s Office. Cathleen Krause, 57, has been charged with drug delivery, which authorities say happened at a parade in Wescott, a town about 40 miles northwest of Green Bay. Krause was “visibly intoxicated,” according to a complaint obtained by WLUK. A deputy tested the cookies and some gummy candy they found on her, investigators say, and both tested […]

  • Woman spots ‘one-in-a-million’ yellow cardinal in her backyard

    THEODORE, Ala. – An Alabama woman witnessed a “one in a million” yellow cardinal enjoying her backyard. Karem Maldonado told WKRG that she spotted the yellow cardinal that she named “Mr. Sunshine” in her yard last week and made sure to take a photo. She said she had heard about them but never saw one in person before. “He looked at me with one eye, and then looked at me with the other,” Maldonado said. She posted those photos to […]

  • Illinois teacher made preschoolers strip naked, stand in closet for punishment

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. –Two employees have been suspended with pay as police investigate a Head Start program for an unusual punishment—the teacher and her assistant allegedly told children to strip naked and stand in the closet for up to 10 minutes. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville runs the Head Start program at the Jackie Joyner Kersee Center and at about 8 other locations. SIUE Police Chief Kevin Schmoll said authorities moved swiftly once they heard of the allegations. Within a couple […]

  • Beagles seen being force-fed chemicals in viral video to be released from Michigan testing lab

    MATTAWAN, Mich. – Controversial pesticide testing on dozens of beagles has ended at a Michigan animal testing lab following the release of a disturbing video that showed dogs being force-fed chemicals as part of a yearlong study. The joint announcement was made Monday by Corteva AgriScience, a division of DowDuPont, and the Humane Society of the United States, which conducted an undercover investigation at the Charles River Laboratories. In a statement posted to Twitter, Corteva said it received confirmation from Brazil’s […]

  • As 3-year-old died in hot car, ex-cop mother says she was having sex with supervisor

    BILOXI, Miss. — A former Mississippi police officer admitted to a judge that she was in a house, having sex with her supervisor and then falling asleep, while her 3-year-old daughter was dying of heat exposure in a patrol car outside. Cassie Barker, 29, pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter in the 2016 death, CBS Newsreports. Cheyenne Hyer was unresponsive, still strapped into her car seat, when her mother returned. When the girl was taken to a hospital, officials say, her body […]

  • Tyler Perry to help family of single mom killed outside Georgia bank

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. – After the heartbreaking story of a single mother of four who was shot to death in Georgia caught the attention of actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry, the Hollywood mogul reached out to help. Police believe 45-year-old Tynesha Evans’ boyfriend, 58-year-old Othniel Inniss, killed her Saturday morning at a bank near Atlanta. “She was an author, mother, visionary and she worked for Ciox Health,” her family wrote on a GoFundMe page the set up for the single mother on […]

  • Georgia woman cut man with sword after catching him molesting her daughter, deputies say

    TWIGGS COUNTY, Ga. – A Georgia woman cut her boyfriend with a sword after she caught him allegedly molesting her 5-year-old daughter, deputies told WMAZ. John Lawarren Williams, 25, is facing charges of aggravated molestation and cruelty to children. He is being held without bond. Deputies said they were told that the girl had also been “burned with a cigarette on her private area,” according to WGXA. The girl and mother went to a pediatric hospital in Macon. Williams reportedly […]

  • Blood pressure medication recall expands again with new lots of Losartan

    The FDA has announced two added recalls of blood pressure medication tainted with a cancer-causing impurity. Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging, LLC issued a voluntary nationwide recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP, 50mg Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of N-Nitroso N-Methyl 4-amino butyric acid (NMBA) Impurity found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API). The recall is the latest in an ongoing investigation into a class of drugs known as angiotensin receptor blockers or ARBs, which contain either valsartan, losartan or […]

  • Mother charged with murder after 9-year-old girl found in duffel bag in California

    LOS ANGELES – Homicide detectives on Monday announced they have arrested the mother of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found partially inside of a duffel bag at the bottom of a Los Angeles-area embankment on suspicion of her daughter’s killing. Taquesta Graham, 28, was booked Thursday on suspicion of the murder of Trinity Love Jones, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and county booking records. “The case is being reviewed by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Charges […]

  • Super Worm Moon: Final supermoon of 2019 arrives with spring

    The final supermoon of the year is coming this week, and it’s happening just a short time after the official start of spring. Spring begins this Wednesday, March 20 at 5:58 p.m. EDT. The supermoon — this one is called the Super Worm Moon– will happen at 9:43 p.m. EDT —  several hours after the official start of spring. Space.com reports that for people on the U.S. East Coast, the moon will rise about 20 minutes before sunset, by 7 p.m. local time, and […]

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